Thirteen Years Ago

The morning had started off like any other. Mom’s packing lunch, I’m hurriedly eating my Peanut Butter Cap’n Crunch – not because I was late for my first day, but simply because I have never been a slow eater. All I wanted to do was watch the latest episode of Degrassi and admire Aubrey Graham in his pre-Drake days.

International Literacy Day

I want to take a moment to point out why we all should turn to books a little more. Or newspapers, or even your Kindle. But something more than the daily Facebook updates, tweets, or the back of your morning cereal box.

Are We Damsels in Distress?

Since the days of suffrage and bra burnings, women have constantly worked for an autonomous presence in society, but have we accomplished it? I’m not so sure. I mean, ask yourselves this: have you stuck around in a dysfunctional relationship for fear of being alone – or for fear of losing that source of dependence?